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Die Hard 5 Casts John McClane’s Son

Back when we heard that the producers of the next Die Hard movie (entitled A Good Day to Die Hard) were looking to cast John McClane's son for this installment, we predicted that "some brawny Australian kid" would get the role. How right we were! Deadline reports that Spartacus alum Jai Courtney has landed the lead opposite Bruce Willis, and he was opposite another Aussie finalist for the part, Liam Hemsworth. Proof once again that when you need a buff, masculine actor around 30 — and both Chris Evans and Channing Tatum are unavailable — you've got no choice but to go down under.

Photo: null/Jai Courtney